Museum Job and Internship Opportunities

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February 26, 2018 - 1:40pm



Subject: [MUSEUM-STUDENTS] FW: Updated List - Department of Cultural Affairs Summer Internship Opportunities

The Department of Cultural Affairs' updated summer internship opportunities are now posted on the DCA website and the State of Iowa Jobs Portal - NeoGov.

Please note the addition of the Collection Information/Management Technician.

Des Moines Location

·Collection Information/Management Technician - Contribute to museum projects, develop appropriate skills and behaviors necessary for professional growth.

·State Historic Preservation Office Internship - Assist withFORUM 2018 (a national and statewide historic preservationconference).

·Education Assistant Internship - Help the museum educationteam with summer programming, including but not limitedto assisting with family and break programming, supportingGoldie's Kids Club program, and developing future programming.

·State Archives Internship - Prepare existing collectioninformation and support general collections storage renamingand reorganization efforts.

·Events Internship - Assist and help with planning events held at the State Historical Museum of Iowa.

·Museum Exhibit Internship - Update, edit, and preparedata/content for use in museum interactive exhibits.

·Local History Network Surveyor - Survey and build a databaseof historical societies, genealogical societies, and history-based museums throughout the state of Iowa for the LocalHistory Network.

Historic Sites

·Edel Blacksmith Historic Site Collections - Located inHaverhill, Iowa, intern will assist with the documentation andcataloging of the artifacts.

·Montauk Historic Site Interpretation - Located in Clermont,Iowa, intern will develop new self-guided tour brochure andassist with interpretation.

For more information about each opportunity such as time commitment, policies, and duties, please visit our website or review the position descriptions on the State of Iowa's Jobs portal system. All submissions must be received by March 19, 2018 via the State of Iowa's Job portal system to be considered for the summer semester.